Lexing Alain Bensoussan Avocats
13 The Best Lawyers in France™ awards
Alain Bensoussan-Avocats Lexing has been specialized in IT and telecommunications law since its foundation in 1978. Established in Paris (France), it has founded Lexing®, a global network of attorneys specialized in technology law.
Practice Areas: Expertise & Innovation
Alain Bensoussan-Avocats has acquired over 40 years unique expertise in technology law. It comprises a team of tech-savvy lawyers and counsels who take a hands-on approach of law, leveraging their solid skills in technology and industry and thorough knowledge of related law, thanks to a continuous watch of changes in technology and law. The firm offers a complete range of counseling, arbitration and litigation services covering the full spectrum of the technology area: Electronic banking and trading; Intellectual property; Industrial property; Merger & Acquisition; Tax law for digital companies; IT law; Internet law; Privacy and data protection; Electronic procurement; Computer crime; Digital press, media and communications; Electronic marketing; Electronic health; Telecommunications; Digital employment law; Information systems security; Risk & Compliance; Dematerialization; Electronic archives and records; AI & Robot law; Nanotechnology law...
Created on the initiative of Alain Bensoussan, Lexing® is the first international network of lawyers dedicated to technology law. Lexing® allows multinationals to benefit from the assistance of seasoned lawyers worldwide with established competence in the field of new technologies in their respective countries. Leveraging the network, Lexing® members are adept at providing clients with a global, tailor-made solution consistent with the legal rules of all countries. The Lexing® network now comprises about thirty law firms on all 5 continents.
In-house Legal Tech
Innovation has always been the hallmark of the firm. Founder Alain Bensoussan early understood that legal practice could not be achieved without dedicated tools. In daily practice, smart contracts are no longer just a theoretical concept at Alain Bensoussan avocats Lexing and are becoming a real tool used by lawyers for all firm's departments. These generators developed with dedicated algorithms automate the creation of contracts or any other legal document. This is the reason why since 2016, the firm has its own SaaS platform offering tools via its Legal Tech, marketed since 2018 by startup Lexing Technologies
As every year for about 13 years, several lawyers from Lexing Alain Bensoussan Avocats have been awarded in different Best Lawyers categories: Alain Bensoussan in the “Information Technology Law” and “Technology Law” categories; Jérémy Bensoussan in the “Technology Law” category; Benoit de Roquefeuil in the “Information Technology Law” and “Litigation” categories; Jean-François Forgeron in the “Information Technology Law” and “Technology Law” categories; Pierre-Yves Fagot in the “Information Technology Law” category; Frédéric Forster in the “Technology Law” category; Eric Le Quellenec in the “Information Technology Law” category; Marie-Adélaïde de Montlivault-Jacquot in the “Litigation” category; Chloé Torres in the “Privacy and Data Security Law” category. The firm was designated “Lawyer of the Year” in the Information Technology Law area in 2013 and 2011 and in the Technology Area in 2014/15 and 2012 by the U.S legal publication Best Lawyers. It was also designated "Law firm of the Year" in 2017.
At the top of the 2021 ranking of the best law firms in France established by the magazine Décideurs (Leaders league) in the Innovation, Technologies & Intellectual Property sector, the firm is qualified as "essential" in the fields of IT, internet and personal data. In the 2021ranking of French law firms, published by Le Point in partnership with Statista, an independent institute, the firm appears among the best law firms in France in TMT - IP/IT.
- Information Technology Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- Privacy and Data Security Law
- Technology Law
- Telecommunications Law
- Information Technology in France (2017)
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